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Relationship with Russian Federation 'worse than it's ever been'

Sanders to oppose Pompeo for State Russia vetoes new panel to probe Syrian chemical weapons use Trump vows swift response on Syria MORE , the USA ambassador to the United Nations, rebuked Russia over the veto on Tuesday. "Get ready Russian Federation, because they will be coming, nice and new and 'smart!'" he said, warning of a military response. U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened military action after last weekend's suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town near ... Read More »

House Speaker Ryan told confidants he won't run again: Axios


Ryan's retirement is likely to set off a major battle for Republican leadership in the House. A spokeswoman for Ryan did not immediately respond to a request to comment on the report. Both sought anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. With almost $5 million raised to date, a strong field program aided by organized labor, a broad coalition of support locally and nationally, Randy Bryce is incredibly well positioned to be the next Representative for the First District. Read More »

Chad taken off US travel ban list


The White House on Tuesday, April 10, said that citizens of Chad would be able to receive visas to the United States again. Chad was positioned on the guidelines remaining September as a outcome of an office present glitch that prevented it from supplying homeland security officers with newest samples of its passports. Read More »

EPS pensioners can submit life certificate without Aadhaar


Jeevan Pramaan, or life certificate, is a document pensioners submit to withdraw their monthly pension. The circular explains that the EPFO had signed an agreement with banks for disbursement of pension. It also stated that people who don't have Aadhaar must be encouraged to get the same and till the time they do so, life certificates could be accepted as an alternate means of identification. Read More »

Jefferson County Schools to vote on armed teachers


WICU reported that the bats were handed to teachers after a day of training, which included lessons on what to do during an active shooting . Last month, another Pennsylvania district said it was arming teachers and students with buckets of rocks. Read More »

UConn Special Teams Could Be "Game Changer" Under Allen


In defensive meetings that will also include Rodemaker, first-year defensive coordinator Justin Montgomery, and the Wildcats' longest tenured assistant in Jones, Valdosta will have a variety of difference voices from a variety of different walks of life working together. Read More »

Stompie Seipei's mother visits house of #WinnieMandela


It is worth quoting what Amilcar Cabral stated at the state funeral of Kwame Nkrumah in Conakry, Guinea on May 13, 1972, because it might apply with equal force to Mama Winnie's situation. President Ramaphosa continued: "For many years, she bore the brunt of the senseless brutality of the apartheid state with stoicism and fortitude". Lamche's documentary has a distinct bias: it is unashamedly pro-Winnie. Read More »

Dismembered Naked Body of Woman Found in NYC Park


Told the man via the nydailynews , 'I looked over to my left and I thought what I saw was a doll. A woman walking her dog stumbled upon the grisly scene before walking home and informing police of what she had found. The body was naked and facedown with no legs or arms attached, the official said. When Clouden took his dog, Maxwell, back to the park later in the evening for another walk, he encountered the police scene and realized that what he had seen was real. Read More »

Israel Praises Soldier That Shot Palestinian In Video


Murtaja was shot despite clearly wearing a vest marked "PRESS". Journalists were in the area as protesters were setting tyres on fire. The IDF General Staff has ordered an investigation into the Israeli military's response to the Gaza border protests. Read More »

United States asks UN council to set up new Syria chemical attacks probe


Syrian government forces were on high alert and taking precautionary measures at military positions across the country amid fears of a usa strike in the aftermath of the attack near Damascus. Following the vote on the US -drafted resolution, a Russian-drafted text failed to get the needed votes to pass the council. Meanwhile, President Trump says the White House will be making a decision on Syria in the next day or two, saying the reported attack was "atrocious" and "can't be allowed to ... Read More »

Most work on Canada pipeline halted


While Kinder Morgan has made a decision to halt work on expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline due to opposition from the B.C. NDP government, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed the pipeline will become a reality. The federal government approved the Trans Mountain project using its constitutional authority, he said, but that government has "stood by passively uttering meaningless bromides for the past nine months". Read More »

Zuckerberg shoots down conspiracy theory that Facebook taps your microphone


With 44 senators focused squarely on Zuckerberg began the hearing with an apology. Thune also said there was a need for Facebook to avoid creating "a privacy nightmare", The New York Times reported . Senator Charles Grassley , chair of one of the committees holding the hearing, said the scandal involving the British firm Cambridge Analytica "was clearly a breach of consumer trust and a likely improper transfer of data ". Read More »

BJP richest national party, total income ₹1034 cr in FY17: ADR


Similarly, INC declared Rs 115.644 crore of their income under Revenue from the issuance of Coupons, which made 51.32 percent of their total income during FY 2016-17. BJP declared an expenditure of Rs 710.05 Crore of which the maximum spending was towards election or general propaganda which amounted to Rs 606.64 Crore followed by expenses towards administrative cost, Rs 67.78 Crore. Read More »

Europe air traffic control warns airlines of possible missile strike into Syria


Eurocontrol said that air-to-ground and/or cruise missiles could be used within that period and there was a possibility of intermittent disruption of radio navigation equipment. Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia speaks to Syrian Ambassador Bashar Jaafari, 11-04-2018. In the 15-member Security Council, 12 voted in favour of the proposal, while Bolivia joined Russian Federation in voting "no" and China abstained. Read More »

Russia Is Jamming US Drones in Syria, NBC Reports


Syria denies using chemical weapons. The Russian military has reportedly been disrupting US military drones in Syria by scrambling their signals amid fears that Washington would launch a retaliation airstrike after a suspected chemical attack in Syria. Read More »

Pensioner who killed burglar now in hiding after harrowing 'death threats'


Detective Inspector Simon Harding of the Met Police homicide team said: "The facts are on April 4 two males including, Henry Vincent , entered the residential address at about 12.40am, whilst committing a burglary". Vincent's cousin Ms Lee replied "love him" when asked if she had a message for fugitive Billy Jeeves, 28, suspected of being the accomplice who fled after the burglary. Read More »

The Largest Prehistoric Aquatic Reptile, An Ichthyosaur Specimen, Has Been Discovered


Paul de la Salle said in another statement that when he found that fossil, it looked like a piece of rock, but later he recognized the groove and bone structure. Though the earliest ichthyosaurs were more slithery sorts, as they evolved they developed a basic built-for-speed body shape while at the same time diversifying into different species that specialized in various niches (although determining exactly how many species of ichthyosaur there were remains a point of contention ). Read More »

S. Korea to start long journey of peace, prosperity on peninsula: president


An official from the Blue House said it considers denuclearisation "the most urgent issue" in the meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un . Kono arrived in South Korea late on Tuesday, on his first visit to the country since becoming foreign minister in August previous year. Moon said last month that Japan cannot unilaterally declare the wartime issue "over", while Japan says any attempt to modify or scrap the deal, signed by Moon's ... Read More »

European Union seeds VC investments with "VentureEU" fund


The European Investment Fund , based in Kirchberg, and the European Commission announced their Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds programme, dubbed VentureEU, on Tuesday. Isomer Capital , the European Commission and EIF, and Axon Partners Group , the European Commission and the EIF have all signed on as participants in the fun. Read More »

Myanmar court refuses to drop case against Reuters journalists


The government does not recognise them as citizens, effectively rendering them stateless. They have been regarded by many majority Buddhists as illegal migrants from Bangladesh. The military admitted that the atrocity took place and Reuters later published the story while the reporters were in prison. Wa Lone referred to the sentencing of the soldiers as he was being directed back into the police van following the hearing. Read More »

US, Russia fight at United Nations over Syria chemical weapons attacks


Nikki Haley, the U.S.' United Nations envoy, ripped Moscow shortly after the vote concluded, saying it had "trashed the credibility of the council". Russian Federation requested the draft to be voted on alongside two competing draft resolutions on a broader investigative mechanism for chemical weapons use in Syria. Read More »

Russian Federation warns U.S. against Syria strike

French President Emmanuel Macron has told reporters that a decision on any military action would be made in the coming days, following "exchanges of technical and strategic information with our partners, in particular Britain and America". Read More »

Dodger Stadium To Host MLB All-Star Game In 2020


That was a 4-2 win by the National League in the 1980 game. The MLB All-Star Game will soon be returning to Dodger Stadium. The 2019 All-Star Game will be in Cleveland. Ken Griffey Sr. was named most valuable player of the game when he came off the bench to notch two hits, including a solo homer to deep center field off of Tommy John in the fifth inning. Read More »

Stocks gain as Xi calms US-China trade fears; ruble tanks

The RTS index (denominated in dollars) fell 11.5% around Micex (in roubles) 9.2%. The Russian ruble was down more than 3% Monday morning. For its part, firm in, holding by Oleg Deripaska which is listed on London Stock Exchange, was 17.48%, after admitting in a statement that "it is highly probable that impact (of sanctions) is materially adverse to business and prospects of group". Read More »

Air strikes hit Syrian air base, state media report

U.S. Pentagon spokesman Christopher Sherwood denied the report in a statement, saying the U.S. Department of Defense "is not conducting air strikes in Syria at this time". Speaking to 103 Radio, Ben Eliyahu said that if the attack was in retaliation for the weekend assault on civilians with gas weapons, "the United States would have had a hard time acting so quickly, unless it had a ship or planes in or over the Mediterranean". Read More »

China defends South China Sea military buildup


China's military deployments are "the natural right of a sovereign nation that helps safeguard national sovereignty and security", Ren Guoqiang said in a statement posted on the ministry's website. "Nanshan Island is a territory of China". China recently deployed its Liaoning aircraft carrier and 40 other warships and submarines near Hainan Island to conduct drills there. Read More »

Siria, scatta l'allerta sulle rotte aeree del Mediterraneo: "Rischio lancio missili"


A compiere l'attacco, secondo il ministero della Difesa di Mosca , sarebbero stati due aerei F-15 dell'Aeronautica israeliana i quali hanno lanciato otto missili guidati contro l'aerodromo siriano T-4. Lo riporta la Sana , l'agenzia di stampa statale siriana, che afferma che il raid - avvenuto tra le città di Homs e Palmira - sarebbe una "aggressione americana". Read More »

Security Council deadlocks again on Syria chemical attacks

In April past year, the USA attacked a Syrian air base with cruise missiles after concluding that the government of President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons against civilians. The draft resolution was supported by five nations, including Sweden and Russian Federation. "Does any of that sound independent or impartial?" "We are using the veto in order to protect global rule of law, peace and security, to make sure that you do not drag the Security Council into your adventures", Nebenzia ... Read More »

VGI PARTNERS PTY Ltd Lowers Holdings in Mastercard (NYSE:MA)

Ycg Llc who had been investing in Mastercard Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $178.42B market cap company. The institutional investor held 30,187 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.57 million, down from 32,362 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

Iowan Living Across From Facebook Data Center Reacts to Privacy Controversy


Although some of them had pointed questions , Zuckerberg was mostly able to avoid getting into tricky situations. The Facebook stock ended up over five percent by the time his five hour "inquisition" was over. Lawmakers want to know how outside companies managed to harvest data from 87 million unsuspecting Facebook users in 2015. (I couldn't figure out how to do the latter, and I write about technology for a living.) Zuckerberg believes he's giving users control, but he's giving them the ... Read More »